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New Federation mini-grants will address mental health concerns faced by young adults

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is accepting applications for mini-grants for pilot projects that focus on building resilience and community connection among Jewish young adults during the pandemic and beyond. “Mental health issues among young adults in the St. Louis Jewish community were already a concern before COVID hit, and the pandemic exacerbated them,” said…

‘Why St. Louis’ to explore how business can attract, retain talent

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Professional Society is planning a virtual program examining how businesses can attract and retain talent to St. Louis. “Why St. Louis” will include opening remarks by St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones and will be moderated by Peter Boumgarden, Koch Professor of Practice for Family Enterprise, Washington University in St….

St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum to Host ‘Why This Matters’ Speaker Series

Series will include programs on antisemitism, Holocaust education, media literacy, and the Museum’s ongoing expansion  (St. Louis, July 8, 2021) – Today, the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum announced a series of upcoming virtual programs entitled, “Why This Matters.” The series will examine crucial issues relevant to the Museum’s mission to use the history…

Federation announces new Seltzer College Scholarship

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has a new $10,000 scholarship available to area Jewish high school seniors and community college students who are transferring to a four-year college or university. The Cynthia and Garry Seltzer College Scholarship will recognize a student who has demonstrated academic achievement, leadership skills, and financial need. The student must have a…

Kranzberg Family Foundation awards $71,000 to 16 Jewish youth and young adult programs

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has awarded $71,000 in grants to 16 Jewish programs for children, teens and young adults in St. Louis. The Foundation received requests totaling over $187,000 this cycle. Established through a generous commitment from Ken Kranzberg, the Foundation’s purpose is to provide…